Kaleem Javed

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The study was aimed at evaluating the antioxidant activity of alcoholic extract of Cassia siamea Lam. (Fabaceae) flowers. The extract was found to contain a large amount of polyphenols and also exhibited an immense reducing ability. At a concentration of 250 microg/ml, 96% of DPPH radicals and at 500 microg/ml, 42.7, 32.7 and 64.5% of O2-, H2O2 and NO(More)
The study was aimed at evaluating the antioxidant activity of an ethanol extract of Salix caprea L. (Salicaceae) flowers. The extract was found to possess a large amount of polyphenols and also exhibited a high reducing ability. The extract significantly and dose dependently scavenged DPPH, superoxide (O(2) (*-)), hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)) and nitric(More)
Mercuric chloride (HgCl(2)) is a well-known nephrotoxic agent. Increasing number of evidences suggest the role of oxidative stress in HgCl(2) induced nephrotoxicity. Eruca sativa is widely used in folklore medicines and has a good reputation as a remedy of renal ailments. In the present study, the antioxidant potential of ethanolic extract of E. sativa(More)
The present investigation was performed in aspirin and pylorus ligation-induced ulcer model in Wistar rats, in which ability of ginger oil to provide gastric protection was studied at two different doses, 0.5 and 1 g/kg po. Gastric protection was evaluated by measuring the ulcer index, serum gamma-GTP levels, total acidity of gastric juice and gastric wall(More)
Oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia serrata Roxb. (Burseraceae) locally called ‘Kundur’, is one of the ingredients in certain Unani formulations used in renal diseases. In the present study, the effect of Kundur and its methanol soluble (MS), and methanol insoluble (MINS) fractions were investigated on Gentamicin induced nephrotoxicity in Albino rats. The renal(More)
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